Accident Goodyear free balloon A-6698, Saturday 7 July 1923
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Date:Saturday 7 July 1923
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Goodyear free balloon
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: A-6698
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Lake Erie 25 miles SW of Port Stanley, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Indianapolis
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Missing over Lake Erie; One balloonist found July 9, 1923 found dead in basket 14 milies s.s.w of Port Stanley, Lake Ontario Canada in Lake; other aviator missing -Balloon left July 4,1923

Sources: Pittsburgh Press July 8, 1923 Pittsburgh Press July 9, 1923,1245482&hl=en
Spokane daily Chronicle July 9, 1923

Revision history:

12-Jan-2019 20:06 o Added
13-Jan-2019 14:24 Anon. Updated [Date]
15-Jan-2019 17:57 noman Updated [Date, Source]
17-Jan-2019 07:12 noman Updated [Location]
23-Feb-2021 16:10 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type]
23-Feb-2021 16:12 Cobar Updated [Phase, Nature, Damage]
20-Mar-2022 03:26 Ron Averes Updated [Operator, Location]

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